Coffee Alternatives: Ways to Enjoy Your Morning Brew without the Caffeine or Toxins
In my home, when it’s time to get up, it’s time for our favorite brew, Teeccino. Like coffee, you make Teeccino, in your coffee maker, and like coffee Teeccino is rich and satisfying. It gives you that much needed lift, to get you going. The good thing is that unlike coffee Teeccino is caffeine-free; it is high in heart healthy and soluble fibers. Best of all, unlike coffee Teeccino is non acidic. There are other wonderful coffee alternatives sold in the market place, such as Raja’s Cup, which is a fantastic Ayurvedic coffee substitute. You will find that with that unlike coffee, Raja’s cup provides you with rich antioxidants, that are a hundred times more potent than vitamin C or E.
Even though coffee itself is a very satisfying brew, it contains caffeine which can cause many health problems. Coffee whether caffeinated or decaffeinated has been linked to elevated cholesterol and blood pressure. Caffeine causes many problems beginning with the jitters that are so common to many coffee drinkers. Research has also shown that caffeine has been linked to rapid heart beats and can cause such conditions as diarrhea, copious urination, and even depression.
Of course, the reason coffee is so popular is because in the morning it gives people that needed lift, so you can finally wake up, once you’re out of bed, sometimes showering isn’t enough. Caffeine has become so much a part of our culture, that we even include it in soft drinks, and if that isn’t enough, it is also the main ingredient in supercharge drinks such as Red Bull or Rockstar. It was once publicized in Reader’s Digest Magazine, in an article titled: “Kid and Caffeine: How Dangerous Is It?” In this eye opening account on how extreme caffeine drinks are sending young people to the emergency ward, the following is stated: “So it's no surprise that emergency room physicians and toxicologists around the country are noticing an increase in caffeine-related symptoms among young people. Last year, Guy Shochat, MD, of the University of California, San Francisco, treated an 18-year-old who showed up in an ambulance with a heart rate of 220 (60 to 100 is normal). The patient, a recent high school grad, had been drinking eight 16-ounce cans of Rockstar every day to stay up for his night-shift job.” This is an alarming problem when young people are ending up in the emergency room because of caffeine overdose.
Apart from the caffeine in coffee which it in itself can cause many health issues. Coffee is also highly acidic. This causes the body to become toxic and have a greater propensity to disease. Coffee with its ph level of 5.0-5.1, which makes it highly acidic. The neutral ph level is supposed to be a ph of 7.0, therefore; the acidity in coffee is to be taken into consideration. Excessive acidity in the body is responsible for many degenerative diseases and it is a major contributor to obesity.
The best way to avoid the harmful affects of coffee and still enjoy your morning brew is to consider drinking a coffee substitute. They have the same rich flavor; with coffee creamers they give you that nice coffee drinking experience. They lift you up by the use of quality ingredients such as organic carob, organic barley, chicory, organic dates, almonds, and other wonderful ingredients that are actually good for you. This is great news for individuals who suffer from high blood pressure, high cholesterol, stress, anxiety, migraines, and insomnia, while giving them that much needed lift in the morning, minus the jitters.
These coffee substitutes come in a variety of flavors, ranging from Vanilla Nut to Almond Amaretto. I’m not saying you can never go to Starbuck again and enjoy a Latte or a Frappucino. Heavens no! Every once in a while, we all need to savor the moment. On the other hand, to avoid caffeine build up, it is a good strategy to try replacing coffee with something healthier like a coffee substitute. Teeccino’s creator, Caroline MacDougall created her special brew, with those who are caffeine sensitive in mind. She herself is also sensitive to caffeine and the acidity contained in coffee, therefore she invented Teeccino. After all, necessity is the mother of invention, and having to live without your brew in the morning makes life rather unbearable. So if your one of those people, who are struggling with coffee withdrawal and can not enjoy your morning brew, because of the health risks, consider a coffee substitute, you will be pleasantly surprised.
If you would like to know more about Teeccino here’s the link for your convenience.
If you looking for a coffee substitute with Ayuverdic benefits try Raja's Cup, here the link for your convenience.
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